‘I’m your mother. In which her daughter replied ‘if you want to be treated like a mother, you should act like one. “ it is evident that the way things are conducted in the family is known to be wrong by the children as she points out to her mother that her actions and behaviour do not depict that of a mother, this shows both maturity and understanding, and again the will to rise above her current situation. "But on that first day of school, Mom refused to get out of bed. Lori, Brian, and I pulled back the covers and tried to drag her out, but she wouldn't budge."
Stephanie Minton Professor Starr English 111 83N 27 January 2013 I am Adam Lanza’s Mother Liza Long has a horrible issue on her hands. Her 13 year old son has serious mental illness problems. The mental health problems are undiagnosed and throw him into violent rages. Long describes her day-to-day struggles with her son. Long writes “I love my son but he terrifies me.” Long’s son has threatened to kill her for wanting him to return over do library books.
She also meets Jacob Coote, the school captain from the local state school, who asks Josie out. Jacob and Josie seem completely wrong together but after a few disastrous dates they get together. While Josie is dating Jacob, John Barton starts having deep conversations with her about him suffering from depression. One day, after Josie getting into trouble at school for breaking a girl’s nose, she needs to be stopped from getting sued. She thought of someone, her father.
That day when the women came to speak, and class was over, I put myself in her shoes see what she went thru; it is hard to try to talk over like 30 kids in one room. I felted so bad I wanted to apologize to the woman but I was too late. I was paying attention; I wanted to tell her that I am sorry for how my classmates acted with no self-control. That we mad the LPP program have a bad name. I bet now she does not want to come back because of our behavior, and the way we acted like
The Other Side of the Rainbow Sophie Johnson is the neighborhood’s head mom and chief bitch. My entire middle school staff is in the habit of disappearing whenever she has an appointment and I even had a secretary once who called in sick on the days of Sophie’s scheduled visits. When I fired her she unrepentantly informed me that her job description didn’t include sucking up to a know-it-all, ex-Homecoming Queen with a Napoleon complex. Since I couldn’t argue with her logic, I wrote her a glowing recommendation but had to let her go just the same. Sophie has a furious tick in her left eye when she gets angry that slows down or speeds up to match the level of her outrage – it’s a dead giveaway.
I was surprised at how aggravated I was when I was reading because Hal ad Claire didn’t believe her. Catherine kept this big secret from everyone and when she finally decides to open up and tell them they don’t believe her. I can relate to her and I can understand why she would be so hurt and storm off. I have personally been in many situations like this because all my life people have underestimated me. At one point in time in my life one of my teachers told me that I would never graduate or attend college and that I would most likely be knocked up before my junior year.
Mean Girls is sending a message to say take responsibility for your before it gets worse. In Mean Girls Cady acts like an innocent bystander and doesn’t own up to anything she has done. When she keeps ditching her real friends Janice and Damian and then denies doing it. When Cady was at Regina’s house and writing stuff in the burn book and talking about people behind their backs and says “ I know it may seem like I’ve become a bitch, but that’s only because I was acting like a bitch” She was in denial of doing anything wrong and she was just acting. In the office after the ‘burn book’ was spread across the school Cady denied she had taken any part in it, But after all the denying and lying everyone saw her for the backstabber she is and Janice saw us way before everyone.
Everyone thought she called to bust the party. If she just spoke up her problems would be gone. Her parents think that she is not talking to rebel or because she thinks it is funny. So he made an appointment with the high school guidance counselor. At the meeting they began talking about how Melinda never talks.
Educating Esme: pages 40-78 The very first paragraph of this section of the book presents an issue. Esme stated “If they want a normal classroom experience, they’re going to get one.” She says this because someone stole a comic from her own library. I understand that she is upset, but Esme is punishing the whole class for one student’s actions. Is it right to do this? Esme deals with a student’s parent.
I promised myself I was not going back to school and I told my mother but she insisted I’d go and I had no choice. So instead I would act out and not go to class and stay in the bathroom. I stopped completing my work and began to make myself sick just so I could go home early every day. Ms. Cameel told my mother if I did not start completing my work I would not be promoted to the third grade. I was upset but I had to get away from Ranasha amd the rest of my classmates.